DCN Africa condemns Zim’s internet shutdown

By Daniel Chigundu Digital Communication Network (DCN) Africa has condemned the recent internet shutdown in Zimbabwe adding that it is nothing short of human rights violations and a ploy to cripple journalists from effectively doing their work. The Zimbabwean government imposed a total internet shutdown as a way of preventing transmission of information on the …

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Cyber Bill: Should we be afraid?

By Daniel Chigundu The Cyber Bill which seeks among other things to regulate the use of internet in the country has reportedly been given the nod by Cabinet and is waiting to be sent to Parliament where it will go through various processes before it becomes law. The Bill has been part of the legislative …

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Assailants burn-down MDC Headquarters

By Daniel Chigundu Unknown assailants are suspected to have bombed MDC’s iconic headquarters Harvest House, the party has confirmed. Harvest House has been the party’s headquarters since its formation in the late 90s and has been attacked before by both. While details of what transpired are still sketchy, Zengeza West legislator Job Sikhala wrote that “as …

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Fuel protests: People leading themselves

By Daniel Chigundu Chitungwiza North legislator Godfrey Sithole says people who are protesting in Chitungwiza are demonstrating to exhibit their displeasure with the current economic hardships in the country. Zimbabwe is going through what could be its worst economic situation since 2008 and it would appear like the government is failing in its effort to …

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Fuel protests: People leading themselves

By Daniel Chigundu Chitungwiza North legislator Godfrey Sithole says people who are protesting in Chitungwiza are demonstrating to exhibit their displeasure with the current economic hardships in the country. Zimbabwe is going through what could be its worst economic situation since 2008 and it would appear like the government is failing in its effort to …

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Fuel queues: The Rallies ED can’t address

By Wisdom Mumera A few months after ‘receiving’ the full mantle of electoral power President Emmerson Mnangagwa faces the kind of situation that few rulers envision when panting for power. He has the power but nothing else on him. No political traction. No economic foothold. No legitimacy. The economy which has been on its back …

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Harare left with only 15 months water supply

By Daniel Chigundu Engineer Hosiah Chisango says Harare is only left with about 15 months supply of water and the city will be introducing water rationing and conservation in the next few weeks. Lake Chivero which is Harare’s main source of water has been affected by siltation from urban agriculture activities resulting in the reduction …

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Contribute To The Finance (No.2) Bill, 2018

On Friday, 19 October 2018, the Clerk of Parliament gazetted the Finance (No. 2) Bill, H.B. 9, 2018. Section 141 of the Constitution of Zimbabwe provides that Parliament must:         (a) Facilitate public involvement in its legislative and other processes of its Committees;        (b) Ensure that interested and affected parties are consulted about Bills being  considered  by Parliament, unless such consultation is inappropriate …

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FULL TEXT: Hon. Mliswa debate on Parly Budget

Courtesy of Parliament Hansard Honourable Temba Mliswa (Norton):  Thank you, Chairman.  I do not blame the Hon. Minister Ndlovu for wanting to debate the budget because she is in the Executive.  She is not a Member of Parliament.  She has two cars; she has bodyguards and many allowances I really understand. We now go back …

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